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New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 3)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 3)

In our newest feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mail) and preparing this week’s stories.

Transavia to open Munich base next March with four 737-800s; Lufthansa to compete on 14 of 16 new routes planned

Transavia to open Munich base next March with four 737-800s; Lufthansa to compete on 14 of 16 new routes planned

Sure, you’ve heard the news that Transavia is opening a Munich base next March. But who will it be competing against, what will its start-up frequencies be, and what will the initial flying programme look like? anna.aero tells you the important stuff and doesn’t just recycle the press release.

Austrian Airlines makes its mark in Marrakech

Austrian Airlines makes its mark in Marrakech

Austrian Airlines adds another tourist destination to its network, complementing recent route launches to Mauritius and Colombo.


Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

Over 2,000 votes cast in W15/16 Cake of the Week competition Part I; Vote for the best Cake of the Week – 13 tasty treats from W15/16 Part II

With over 30% of the votes, Ohio’s Akron/Canton Airport saw off the challenge from 18 other global airports, many of which are much bigger than it, to claim the Cake of the Week W15/16 Public Vote Part I. 13 more airports do battle this week to secure the Part II title.

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

Nearly 1,000 votes cast in W15/16 Fire Truck Water Arch competition Part I; Vote for the best of nine FTWAs in W15/16 launches Part II

With 40% of the votes, Iasi Airport in Romania won the battle against 18 other airports from around the world to claim victory in the Fire Truck Water Arch W15/16 15 Public Vote Part I. Nine more airports take up the challenge this week to secure the Part II title.

Air Arabia Maroc arrives in Frankfurt

Air Arabia Maroc arrives in Frankfurt

Air Arabia Maroc commences a new twice-weekly link between the German hub and Marrakech.


SunExpress Germany launches seven services to Marrakech

SunExpress Germany launches seven services to Marrakech

SunExpress Germany starts scheduled services from six German and one Austrian airport to Morocco all with weekly services.

Agadir Airport passenger traffic is down 4.4% for the first six months of 2015; Casablanca still #1 route

Agadir Airport passenger traffic is down 4.4% for the first six months of 2015; Casablanca still #1 route

So far this year the airport is recording a decline in passenger traffic. However, the airport is still on track to handle over 1.4 million passengers in 2015. Nonetheless, even with declining traffic, the airport is reporting an increase in capacity. anna.aero investigates to see which airlines are growing and which destinations are seeing growth […]

SunExpress Germany debuts Düsseldorf to Marrakech

SunExpress Germany debuts Düsseldorf to Marrakech

SunExpress Germany makes Marrakech its 12th route from Düsseldorf – airberlin will compete.


Marrakech Airport sees Ryanair grow by 9% as easyJet and Royal Air Maroc reduce capacity

Marrakech Airport sees Ryanair grow by 9% as easyJet and Royal Air Maroc reduce capacity

Marrakech Airport serves the fourth largest city in Morocco. An attractive destination for those wanting to explore the rich flavoured bazaars, gardens and palaces enclosed within the city’s walls, anna.aero analyses the airport to see which airlines are growing, and which markets are the most popular.

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Casablanca Airport to break 8m for the first time in 2015; RAM commands 65% of weekly seats

Things have moved on a bit at Casablanca Airport since one of the most famous films ever was released in 1942. For one, the airport’s #1 carrier – Royal Air Maroc – was not formed until 15 years later. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman ‒ in the picture) famously boards a plane to Lisbon – a city […]

Rabat Airport reports 41% traffic growth in 2014; Ryanair is #1 airline

Rabat Airport reports 41% traffic growth in 2014; Ryanair is #1 airline

The sixth busiest Moroccan airport, Rabat Airport handled a new record high of 684,000 passengers in 2014. With a total of four carriers flying to 11 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals its seasonality profile and how dominant Ryanair is this January.